METALLICA's 'Death Magnetic' Sold Two Weeks Early At French Record Store?

According to several unconfirmed Internet reports, a French record store allegedly began selling copies of the new METALLICA album "Death Magnetic" earlier today nearly two weeks ahead of the CD's scheduled September 12 worldwide release date. A couple of the fans that were lucky enough to purchase these early copies have posted pictures of what is apparently the album's final packaging. Check out some of the photos below.

The studio version of the new METALLICA song "Cyanide" has been made available for streaming on The track comes off "Death Magnetic", which will be available to download for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock on the same day the album arrives in stores.

"Death Magnetic" track listing:

01. That Was Just Your Life
02. The End Of The Line
03. Broken, Beat & Scarred
04. The Day That Never Comes
05. All Nightmare Long
06. Cyanide
07. The Unforgiven III
08. The Judas Kiss
09. Suicide & Redemption
10. My Apocalypse

METALLICA will play two budget-priced shows in London and Berlin to launch "Death Magnetic", including the opening show on September 12 at the new 17,000-capacity O2 World arena in Berlin. METALLICA also plays London O2 arena on September 15, with tickets priced at £5 ($9), according to Proceeds from both shows go to local charities.

The concerts are on sale to registered fans only with tickets priced €10 ($14).

(Thanks: VsGreg)